Defective Products and Product Liability Lawsuits

Posted by on Aug 30, 2011 in Lawsuits, Personal Injury | Comments Off

Thousands of people are injured daily by defective products. These products include household appliances and tools, machinery, automobiles, solvents and even consumables. Investigation If you have sustained an injury because of a product that has malfunctioned, or was defective, the initial investigation is vital to any case you may decide to pursue later. First, save any materials that are part of the defective product. If the item is in the hands of a third party – for example, if a vehicle has been...

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Employment Law in the News: Missouri Facebook Law Challenged by Teachers

Posted by on Aug 24, 2011 in Lawsuits | Comments Off

From FindLaw.com: “Missouri teachers are not going to lose their Facebook privileges without a fight. The Missouri State Teachers Association has filed a lawsuit against the new Missouri Facebook law, which prohibits private chats and online communications between student and teachers.” Read more: Missouri Facebook Law Challenged by Teachers – School Law – Law and Daily...

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Workers’ Compensation: Traumatic Injury

Posted by on Aug 8, 2011 in Lawsuits, Personal Injury, Workers Compensation | Comments Off

Workers’ Compensation: Traumatic Injury

Work-related injuries afflict thousands of American workers daily. Many of these injuries are preventable, and in many cases, an employer must pay workers’ compensation benefits to the injured employee. Workers’ compensation injuries fall into two categories: Occupational Diseases- illnesses affecting the respiratory system, skin, hearing or other body systems; usually occur over time, and include ailments caused by repetition or environmental factors. Traumatic Injury- injuries such as sprains, fractures, cuts...

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